Eosuchia

plural noun
Eo·su·chia | \ˌēōˈsükēə\

Definition of Eosuchia 

: an order of Reptilia comprising primitive extinct 2-arched reptiles (subclass Lepidosauria) from the Upper Permian that are sometimes considered ancestral to modern lizards and snakes

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Other Words from Eosuchia

eosuchian \¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗ən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Eosuchia

New Latin, from eo- + Greek souchos, a kind of crocodile + New Latin -ia

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